Rebecca Peter

12/11/2017 - 1:41pm
  GARNER – Various drainage matters were on the agenda for Hancock County Board of Supervisors, Dec. 4. The bid for a clean out of the main open ditch of Drainage District #9 was awarded to Reutzel Excavating of Burt for $208,851.25. Reutzel submitted the low of six bids on the project. The bid was 25 percent below the engineer’s estimate ($281,000). Supervisors approved the...
12/11/2017 - 1:32pm
FOREST CITY – Heritage Park of North Iowa, located south of Forest City in Hancock County, offers visitors plenty of lights and sparkle for the Christmas season. This is the second year for the Holiday Tour of Lights, which opened for the season on Nov. 24. “We’ve tripled the amount of lights,” said Dawn Arispe, park...
12/05/2017 - 12:30pm
A Yuletide Season tradition is the Hancock County Christmas Concert, Sunday, Dec. 3. This year the concert was held at First Lutheran Church at Britt. Choir and bell choir participants come from Britt, Garner, Corwith, Kanawha, Titonka and Clear Lake. The concert, under the direction of Diane Nall of Corwith, was a blend of traditional and...
12/05/2017 - 11:49am
  GARNER – Gerald Edgar, Garner, is the new Veteran’s Affairs Director for Hancock County. Edgar will be working assisting veterans with their rights and benefits for: •Service connected compensation claims •Non-service connection pension claims •Enrollment into the VA Health Care System •Eligibility...
12/05/2017 - 11:42am
GARNER – Blake Norman was sworn in as Hancock County Attorney during a special meeting of the Hancock County Board of Supervisors, Wednesday, Nov. 29. Norman was appointed to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of David Solheim on Nov. 1. Norman was appointed to fill the vacancy until the November 2018 election. Family and friends of...
12/04/2017 - 3:39pm
  GARNER – The Nov. 28 meeting of the Garner City Council included a request for a zoning amendment. Stacey Strilchuk, owner of the building at 390 State Street, asked the council to consider amending the current zoning city ordinances to allow 1st floor apartments in the rear half of downtown buildings. She noted that most buildings (...
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